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Zero Clearance Table Saw Insert, Cut On a CNC Machine.
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#1 posted 04-08-2011 02:14 PM
Nice useful project. Did you make the CNC machine, too?
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#2 posted 04-08-2011 03:37 PM
What is the material you used on the dust shoe and where did you get it?
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#3 posted 04-08-2011 04:41 PM
What a great idea. I use the metal insert that came with my table saw as a pattern to make mine using a pattern bit. But then I have to route out all these little cavities for the underside. It would be sweet if I had all that programmed for a CNC machine.
Does this work as-is for you? You don’t have any weird metal tabs sticking out under your table that require additional cutouts routed into the bottom?
Did you consider routing in a slot for a splitter? How about a finger hole? I always drill a 3/4 hole in the front to pull up the insert.
-- Disappointment is an empty box full of expectation.
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#4 posted 04-08-2011 05:11 PM
It’s always a good idea to have plenty of ZCIs on hand for the different blades, dados, etc.
I think you need to include more information when you post a project.
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#5 posted 04-09-2011 12:09 PM
Hey Chucko! I’m thinking with you may have stumbled into a nice little money making idea here! With a CNC you could mass produce these once you have the setup inputted to your system…..
-- I don't know what this is going to be like, but there's only one way to find out..........
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